12 Weeks of Holidays ~ Bringing Baby Home ~ Week Seven GIVEAWAY

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This week we are giving you EVERYTHING you need for bringing baby home with our friends at Club MomMe. From car seats and a stroller, to organic and non-toxic baby care products, swaddles, an adorable baby hooded bath towel, humidifer and nursing shawl. Whoa, that was a mouthful! The PRIZES: Safety 1st onBoard 35 Air+… Read More

7 Things No-one Tells You About Having a C-Section

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Coming up is an important milestone for me, which will mark three months to the date that I went through two life-changing events: 1) on 16 July 2014 I was blessed with a daughter, Baby K; and 2) I had a cesarean. I have to differentiate between the two things and treat them as if… Read More

How to Make an Emergency Car Kit for Baby

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Have you ever run out of your house and forgotten the diaper bag only to remember it when you need it the most? No? You will. We hope you don’t but it is almost like a rite of passage for a parent and it happens to some of us more than once. When you are… Read More

Do You Know If Your Baby Is Safe? (VIDEO)

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This post is sponsored. Thanks for supporting Baby Gizmo.   Having a baby is an amazing experience that comes with cuddles, memories and a ton of baby stuff! There are strollers, cribs, car seats, playards, playmats, entertainers, carriers and the list goes on and on. It seems like from the time you see those two… Read More

Halloween Costumes For Baby

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Halloween is fast approaching, and it’s time to start thinking of costumes! We’ve got babies on the brain, so we’ve rounded up some of the cutest Halloween costumes for your little ones! Gnome Costume From Target- $35.99 How about this adorable little garden gnome!? This is a unisex costume and comes at a great price! Peacock Costume… Read More

Fisher Price SpaceSaver Jumperoo Sneak Peek (VIDEO)

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The Fisher-Price Jumperoo has been popular with the baby crowd for years, but was typically a space hog for parents. Stocked with songs, lights and toys, the Jumperoo engages baby’s motor skills, visual and auditory senses, while letting them bounce until their baby heart’s content. All that awesomeness came in a big, hard-to-hide-away package…until now!… Read More

Fisher Price Woodland Friends Cradle ‘n Swing (VIDEO)

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It’s all about owls and foxes and other woodland friends for Fisher-Price in 2015! The Fisher-Price Woodland Friends Cradle ‘n Swing  will have the same two swing motions to help soothe baby that we love: you can choose to either rock baby side-to-side like a cradle or swing backwards and forwards, but this model will… Read More

Fisher Price Ultra-Lite Day & Night Play Yard (VIDEO)

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Fisher-Price is going to have a big year in 2015 and one of the first products in January, is the Ultra-Lite Day & Night Play Yard! Weighing in at half the weight (approx 16 lbs) of other playards, this one is perfect for travel. Don’t worry, it’s not a bare bones playard because it comes… Read More

Baby Gizmo Baby Proofing Tips (VIDEO)

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Since September is Baby Safety Awareness Month, we thought this was a perfect opportunity to re-visit ways to keep our babies and toddlers safe in our own home. A baby proofing plan is very important to have in place before your little one can even crawl off the play blanket. In this Baby Gizmo video,… Read More

DIY No Sew Crib Skirt (a FAIL and a FIX!)

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When I set out to decorate my twins’ nursery, I knew I wanted to make my own crib skirt. I was so frustrated with the crib skirt I had for my first born that I was DETERMINED to DOMINATE in the crib skirt department the second time around. Plus, I knew it would be a… Read More

What to Pack in your Hospital Bag (VIDEO)

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I am a little late this week with our “How To” Monday video and for that, I’m sorry! With our family vacation just ending, we are playing catch up. Never fear! We are here with another great video With so many new readers joining us every day, many who are new or expecting parents, I thought… Read More

Playskool Gloworm: An Oldie But a Goodie

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Babies are finicky little things! Some babies love one thing, while others don’t touch it.  One toy doesn’t usually fit all. In today’s Baby Gizmo Video, I wanted to share one toy that fits so many. It’s an oldie but a goodie! The Gloworm by Playskool has been around for a while and all three of… Read More

Fashionable Baby Blankets

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Honestly, when I gave birth to my son, I had no idea that blankets could be fashionable. I just used whatever I had around the house to keep my new baby warm. It wasn’t until recently that I learned that yes, even blankets can be fun and fashionable! Next time around, my second child will… Read More

GIVEAWAY: VTech Safe & Sound Video Monitor

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Congrats to our winner –  Veronica B. – Entry #362 We had so much fun with the 6th Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza, that we couldn’t just quit giving things away for the holiday season cold turkey. This is something you have to ease out of. It is a giveaway detox period, if… Read More

DIY Babywearing Halloween Costumes

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Yesterday we brought you pregnancy Halloween costume ideas, and today we’re sharing ideas for those that want to wear their baby! The possibilities are endless, but here are a few of our favorites-  enjoy! How adorable do Alyson Hannigan and her baby look as a mommy and baby kangaroo? We often call babies our “little… Read More

Baby Gizmo 25 Million Giveaway Celebration Day 2

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  Congrats to our Day #2 Winners – Bumbleride Winner – Kortnie T. – Entry #4740 Petunia Pickle Bottom Winner – Lauren V. – Entry #1650 Did you get the memo? Baby Gizmo hit 25 MILLION video views on YouTube and we are celebrating!  We couldn’t have hit this massive milestone without YOU so we are… Read More

Repurpose Changing Pads and Stroller Muffs

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I’m not the only one that is a little behind in work because of Labor Day, right?! Believe me, I needed the holiday but now I’m playing catch-up this week to get it all done. Unfortunately, the Baby Gear Repurpose Challenge was low on the to-do list so we won’t be highlighting one of your… Read More

Bringing Home Baby on WGN-TV in Chicago

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Today I headed back to WGN-TV in Chicago to do a great “Bringing Home Baby” segment and you know what? We didn’t mention the royal baby even once! That is self-control at its finest! Products featured in the segment… Bringing Baby Home You can’t leave the hospital without a car seat. It’s important to also… Read More

15 Baby Shower Ideas

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There aren’t many things more exciting than a baby shower. There are so many creative and genius ideas out there on how to make your baby shower both beautiful and one of a kind. Today I’ve gathered together 15 of those amazing ideas to share with you. Enjoy! Cookies and Milk Shots. I love this… Read More

Ode to My Baby Boy

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Today my baby turned four! It felt like it was just yesterday that I brought home the most beautiful baby boy from the hospital, and yet, I blink my eyes and he’s four. Don’t blink, mamas! Just. Don’t. Blink. They go from this to that right before your eyes and it’s amazing, beautiful and a… Read More